The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 6,587 records.
1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.
This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.
Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:
The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.
How to cite
Researchers should cite this work as follows:
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Researchers should respect the following rights statement:
The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.
This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: f36b26ac-97d1-40f6-a9a0-484defff98e7. University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.
Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence
Who created the resource:
Who can answer questions about the resource:
Who filled in the metadata:
Who else was associated with the resource:
The UWYMV mammal collection has global coverage, but the majority of historic holdings are from Wyoming and the western and central United States.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Taxonomic coverage of the UWYMV mammal collection is historically focused on Nearctic families.
|Living Time Period||1903-present|
|Collection Name||University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Mammal specimens|
|Parent Collection Identifier||UWYMV|
|Purpose||The mission of the University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates is to document and understand regional and global biodiversity through the acquisition and investigation of collections made by museum faculty, staff, and students to advance academic knowledge and public appreciation of the natural world|